• Physical Therapy Direct Access

    Direct Access allows patients to be evaluated and treated by a licensed physical therapist without obtaining a referral or a prescription from a physician. Wisconsin is one of 44 states that has legislated Direct Access to physical therapy services.

    Benefits of Direct Access

    • Does not require a prescription for physical therapy from a physician.
    • Quick and easy access to a Licensed Physical Therapist specialist.
    • Immediate access for sports-related injuries.

    Physical Therapy and Physician Communication

    • The physical therapist provides the physician with an evaluation and plan of care regarding the overall findings.
    • Clients will be referred to their primary care physician or specialist if the physical therapist determines that the client’s condition requires a physician’s evaluation such as
      • Possible fracture
      • Unexplained pain or medical conditions that require an evaluation by a physician

    Direct Access Training

    Froedtert South’s physical therapists providing Direct Access have advanced training in medical screening and specialize in one or more areas with clinical expertise.

  • Direct Access Therapists

    Kevin Conto, MPT, ATC, COMT

    Steven Bayer, MSPT, ATC, CSCS, FAAOMPT

    Chai Rasavong, MPT, MBA, COMT

    Luisa Montemurro, DPT

  • Questions ?

    Please call our Physical Therapy staff with any questions or to schedule an appointment.
  • Direct Access Locations

    Prairie Ridge Clinic
    9697 St. Catherine’s Drive, Suite 103
    Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
    (262) 577-8141

    RecPlex Clinic
    9900 Terwall Terrace
    Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
    (262) 577-8725

    Froedtert Kenosha Hospital
    6308 8th Avenue, Suite 1060
    Kenosha, WI 53143
    (262) 656-3270